Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 (NGC5194) and NGC5195, 


            Alexey Smolin
M51 (NGC5194) and NGC5195
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M51 (NGC5194) and NGC5195

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astrosib RC400

Imaging cameras: FLI Proline 16803

Mounts: WS-240

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: Ionov Ivan FitStacker 11  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  Maxim DL

Accessory: ScopeDome 3M

Dates:March 16, 2015

Frames: 5x1200" (1h 40')

Integration: 1h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 25.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.07%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 574308

RA center: 13h30m11s.10

DEC center: +47°1001

Pixel scale: 0.569 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 174.676 degrees

Field radius: 0.434 degrees

Resolution: 620x583

Locations: Yogik Observatory, Omsk, Omskaya oblast, Russian Federation



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M51 (NGC5194) and NGC5195, 


            Alexey Smolin